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Charles Sumner

Charles Sumner was an American politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts. As an academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the anti-slavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War. He worked hard to destroy the Confederacy, free all the slaves, and keep on good terms with Europe. During Reconstruction, he fought to minimize the power of the ex-Confederates... Read More

BornJanuary 6, 1811
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedMarch 11, 1874 (aged 63)
Washington, D.C., U.S.

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